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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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ENG 380 - Early Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture

This course examines the literature and culture of the United States to the Civil War. While particular writers, works, and theoretical emphases may vary with the instructor, the course will consider historical context and may include canonical and non-canonical texts in a variety of literary and cultural forms: long and short fiction, poetry and song, non-fiction essays, slave narratives, political pamphlets and journalism, and paintings. Possible topics include the growth of female authorship; social reform movements; and the formation and interpretation of the American literary canon.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 100  or College Writing Equivalent.
Credits: 3

Course Typically Offered: Variable
Course Type: English

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